Give Bees A Chance

WHY DO BEES NEED OUR HELP? Since the initial detection of Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD) in 2006, honeybee keepers in the U.S. have been losing roughly 30% of their hives each year. According to the Bee Informed Partnership, between April 2015 and April […]

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Member Appreciation Days

GreenStar Co-op was started in 1971 as a member-owned natural foods co-op. In our 46 years in Ithaca, our membership has grown to more than 12,000 member-owners – that’s close to half the population of Ithaca! By joining the Co-op, […]

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Celebrate World Fair Trade Day on May 13

Fair Trade is trade built on trust and respect, spanning geographic and cultural boundaries. World Fair Trade Day is a global celebration on Saturday, May 13. Around the world, there will be events and discussions showcasing the work of small-scale producers and artisans who are […]

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After the Fire, 25 Years Later

After the Fire – Big Decisions That Still Resonate, 25 Years Later By Dan Hoffman, Council Member and (GreenStar Historian) As noted in the January GreenLeaf, 2017 is the 25-year anniversary of the fire that destroyed GreenStar’s store on Cayuga […]

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